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Potbelly

$12.60

-0.25 (-1.95%)

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Potbelly continues to evaluate 'a range of strategic alternatives'

"The Board and the Strategic Review Committee remain engaged with our financial advisor, J.P. Morgan Securities, in evaluating a range of strategic alternatives. Potbelly remains committed to pursuing strategic options that would potentially significantly enhance shareholder value. Potbelly is a fantastic brand with tremendous potential. I am honored and excited to lead this company," said Alan Johnson. "I am enthusiastic about supporting the Board's evaluation of strategic options to maximize shareholder value and look forward to engaging with our shareholders, employees, franchisees, and customers as we chart the optimal future course for Potbelly. The great food, differentiated customer experience, and incredible people are a solid foundation for continued evolution of this brand and company. I look forward to working with our leadership team and employees."

PBPB Potbelly
$12.60

-0.25 (-1.95%)

07/21/17
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DOWNGRADE
Target $13

Hold
Maxim cuts Potbelly to Hold, sees recovery, activism priced in
As previously reported, Maxim analyst Stephen Anderson downgraded Potbelly to Hold from Buy, stating that he believes the potential catalysts of a new CEO, activist involvement and the company's recovery have been priced in with shares approaching his unchanged price target of $13. While he expects a "modest beat" on earnings with the company's upcoming report, he does not expect Potbelly to management to raise its 2017 guidance.
09/28/17
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09/28/17
UPGRADE
Target $17
PIPR
Overweight
Potbelly upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Nicole Miller Regan upgraded Potbelly to Overweight and raised her price target for the shares to $17 from $12. The analyst believes a "compelling" turnaround is building. She sees "several catalysts" upcoming, including improving same-store sales from a focus on the brand's core lunch positioning and earnings accretion from share repurchases.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. McDonald's (MCD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow with analyst Alton Stump citing better than expected third quarter U.S. comparable store sales trends. 2. Philip Morris (PM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Judy Hong saying the company offers a "rare innovation product cycle story within Staples" along with the strongest global positioning in next generation products. 3. BlackRock (BLK) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Alexander Blostein saying he expects an acceleration in annual operating income growth given improving trends in active, easing pressures on blended fee rates, and scaling of its tech platform which should lead to sustainable multiple improvement. 4. Potbelly (PBPB) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Nicole Miller Regan saying she believes a "compelling" turnaround is building. 5. Huntsman (HUN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Frank Mitsch saying the recent weakness in the shares is a buying opportunity. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/22/17
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11/22/17
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Target $17
PIPR
Overweight
Potbelly shares remain 'top recovery pick' at Piper Jaffray
After traveling with management, Piper Jaffray analyst Nicole Miller Regan says shares of Potbelly remain her "top recovery pick." The analyst has increased confidence in the company "executing against long-term comp catalysts via technology implementation, back-line utilization and overall branding." She points out that consensus ratings remain 17% Sell and 67% Neutral rated. Regan has an Overweight rating on Potbelly with a $17 price target.

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